Top 5 Most Loved Football Clubs

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Football is one of the most prominent games in the world. Also known as ‘Soccer’, this sport is immensely popular around the globe, especially in Asia, America, Europe and Africa. Major football tournaments like Bundesliga, La Liga, UEFA, Champions League, English Premier League are widely followed on various social media platforms. Football players are often regarded as the highest-paid athletes in the world.

Considering these facts, it is obvious that football clubs are also popular and loved by people. They have a huge following and top brands like Nike, Puma, Coca Cola, Jeep, Chevrolet, Qatar Airways, Pepsi, and Adidas have signed multi-million dollar deals with top football clubs. Their fans are also very passionate about the clubs and are seen in the stadiums supporting them with full enthusiasm. So let us have a look upon the top 5 loved clubs of football.

Real Madrid CF

Real Madrid Club de Fútbol, popularly known as Real Madrid, is a Spanish football club based in the city of Madrid. It was founded in 1902 and its current coach is Zinadine Zidane. It has one of the most significant followers bases on social media, with 34.3 Million followers on Twitter and 88.9 Million followers on Instagram. Santiago Bernabéu is its home ground. Its worth was estimated to be $4.2 Billion in 2019. It was one of the founding members of the Spanish League La Liga when it started in 1929. At the domestic level, Real Madrid has won 65 trophies which consists of a record 33 La Liga titles, 19 Copa del Rey, 11 Supercopa de España, 1 Copa de la Liga and 1 Copa Eva Duarte. In Continental and World competitions, Real Madrid has won 26 trophies which consist of 13 European Cup/UEFA Champions League trophies, four UEFA Super Cups and two UEFA Cups. They have proved their mettle in International football also, where they have achieved a record seven club world championships. Some famous players to have played for this club are Christiano Ronaldo (former player), Zinadine Zidane, Gareth Bale.

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FC Barcelona

Futbol Club Barcelona, popularly known as Barcelona or Barça, is a Spanish football club based in Barcelona, Spain. It was founded in 1899 and its current coach is Quique Setién. It has one of the most significant followers bases on social media, with 32.8 Million followers on Twitter and 87.4 Million followers on Instagram. Camp Nou is its home ground. Its worth was estimated to be $4.06 Billion in 2019. It was one of the founding members of the Spanish League La Liga in 1929. 

In domestic football, Barcelona has won 74 trophies which consists of a record 26 La Liga titles, 30 Copa del Rey, 13 Supercopa de España, 2 Copa de la Liga and 3 Copa Eva Duarte. In World and European competitions, 5 UEFA Champions League titles, 4 UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup, 5 UEFA Super Cup, 3 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup, and 3 FIFA Club World Cups. Some famous players to have played for this club are Ronaldo, Ronaldinho, Lionel Messi, Andres Iniesta etc.

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Manchester United F.C.

Manchester United Football Club is an English football club. It is based in the city of Old Trafford, Manchester, England. It was founded in 1878  and its current manager is Ole Gunnar Solskjær. It competes in the Premier League. It has a large followers base on social media, with 22.2 Million followers on Twitter and 35.9 Million followers on Instagram. Old Trafford is its home ground. Its worth was estimated to be $3.81 Billion in 2019. It has won 20 League titles, 12 FA Cups, five League Cups and 21 FA Community Shields. They have also won 3 UEFA Champions Leagues, one UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup, one UEFA Europa League, one UEFA Super Cup, one Intercontinental Cup and one FIFA Club World Cup. Its famous players are Paul Pogba.

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Juventus F.C.

Juventus Football Club, popularly known as Juventus or Juve, is an Italian football club based in Turin, Piedmont, Italy. The club was founded in 1897. Its present manager is Maurizio Sarri. It competes in the Serie-A league. It has a huge followers base on social media, with 8.1 Million followers on Twitter and 40.7 Million followers on Instagram. Its stadium is named Allianz Stadium. Juventus has won many trophies which include 35 official league titles, 13 Coppa Italia titles and 8 Supercoppa Italiana titles. At the World and International levels, it has won two European Cups / UEFA Champions Leagues, won Intercontinental Cups, 1 European Cup Winners’ Cup, 3 UEFA Cups, 2 UEFA Super Cups and one UEFA Intertoto Cup. Its famous players are Christiano Ronaldo, Paulo Dybala, G. Buffon.

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Liverpool F.C.

Liverpool Football Club is an English football club based in Liverpool, England. It was founded in 1892 and its current manager is Jürgen Klopp. It has one of the largest followers base on social media, with 14.9 Million followers on Twitter and 26.6 Million followers on Instagram. Anfield is its home stadium. Its worth was estimated to be $ 2.18 Billion in 2019. At the domestic level, it has won 19 League titles, 15 FA Community Shields, 8 League Cups and 7 FA Cups. It has also won Premier League 2020. In World and European competitions, the club has won six European Cups, more than any other English club, four UEFA Super Cups, three UEFA Cups, and one FIFA Club World Cup. Its famous players are Steven Gerrard, Mohamed Salah, Virgil van Dijk, Henderson etc.

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